Career Development

  • Building Skills. Building Careers.

    Improving and learning new skills increases your options for getting the career you want. Express Employment Professionals offers training resources and programs to help you get where you want to go.

  • Computer Software

    Computer-based tutorials, from beginning to advanced.

  • Communication Training

    Verbal and written communication skills for any job that requires interaction with customers.

  • Safety Education

    Introduction to worksite, tools, and equipment used on a job including job safety and proper use. 

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    Job Genius

    Video based training on the job market forecast, resumes and interviewing, how to find job openings, and building a career path.

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    Job Genius

    Video training on the job market forecast, resumes and interviewing, how to find job openings, and building a career path.

  • White Papers

    Career White Papers

    Learn what format is best for your resume – PDF vs Word, and how to achieve work/life balance.

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    With tips and advice on everything from the job search to finding work life balance, Express’ Job Journey blog is a great resource for employees and job seekers alike. 

    • Finding a Job in the Second Half of 2020

      Since many areas are still experiencing spikes in COVID-19 cases, businesses are predicting lower than average hiring in the latter part of this year. However, they are still optimistic that hiring will continue. According to a survey conducted by The Harris Poll and commissioned by Express Employment Professionals, 35% of decision makers say their company will increase employees. A total of 42% of hiring decision-makers predict there will be no change in their business, while 16% anticipate a decrease in employee count. This is similar to the first half of 2020 when 31% of hiring decision-makers in the U.S. said their company planned to increase employees with 41% reporting no change and 26% decreasing staff. “I see an increase as long as the economy is allowed to reopen,” said Mike Brady, Express franchise owner in Jacksonville, Florida. “The increase will come mainly from the light industrial industry, as many office services and professional positions will be delayed even further with the work-from-home push.” Melody McPhee, Express franchise owner in the …

      Thu, 16 Jul 2020

    • Staying Safe When Returning to Work

      The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact many parts of the country, which makes taking proper workplace wellness precautions incredibly important. If you’re returning to work soon and aren’t sure what you should be doing to stay safe, these tips will help you with safety: Clean Your Workstation Disinfect your workstation when you return and at the beginning of each day. You don’t know who might have accidentally coughed on it while you were away. If it is noticeably dirty, clean it with soap and water, and then disinfect it. Also try to stay away from using your co-workers’ workstations whenever possible. Stay Six Feet Away from Everyone One of the top things you can do to stay safe is practice social distancing. This protects yourself (so you don’t catch the virus from others in close proximity) and others (you could be sick without showing symptoms). Instead of meeting up with co-workers at their desk or in conference rooms, contact them via email, phone, or video conferencing software. Wear a Mask …

      Tue, 14 Jul 2020

    • Video Chat Fatigue

      Tired of staring at screens during your meetings? You’re not alone. You finally log off your last Zoom meeting of the day and realize that you’re somehow more tired than when you had to commute to and from the workplace. What’s going on? If this sounds familiar, it might be due to something called “Zoom fatigue.” As noted by the Harvard Business Review, Google trends has shown Google searches for this phrase has been steadily increasing since early March. Zoom fatigue is pretty much what it sounds like—people feeling an increased sense of weariness because of all the video calls. The Harvard Business Review goes on to note a few reasons that make video calls so tiring. Here’s our take: Video Meetings Are Awkward In a normal meeting, you’re in a room with colleagues face-to-face. You can take notes, look out the window for a bit, and come back to your presenter. In a Zoom meeting, you’re staring at the camera when you present or staring at a coworker’s face …

      Thu, 09 Jul 2020